It is fun to make simple and quick recipes. While I love to create and make some complex recipes and get unique flavors; simple recipes allow you to taste the ingredients themselves in their more raw state. Hummus is served both in Middle Eastern homes and Greek homes. So I checked Wikipedia to get an idea of its true origin. Wikipedia said that the earliest known recipe where the chick peas are ground and mixed with Tahini came from Egypt in the 13th century. I would be curious to know what my Mediterranean readers think about the origin of Hummus and its history in their families.
- 1 can garbanzo (chick peas)
- 1 red pepper, cut into chunks
- 1 tbsp Tahini
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 2 tbsp lime juice
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
- 1/4 tsp garlic
Drain the garbanzo beans. Then, put all in ingredients into a food processor and pulse until creamy.
I like to blend on pulse so the mixture is a little more rustic. Enjoy!